The Beacon – Amorsolo Tower

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The Beacon - Amorsolo Tower
General information
StatusProposed
TypeResidential Condominium
LocationArnaiz Avenue corner Chino Roces Avenue, Makati, Philippines
Coordinates14°33′6.33″N 121°0′53.16″E / 14.5517583°N 121.0147667°E / 14.5517583; 121.0147667Coordinates: 14°33′6.33″N 121°0′53.16″E / 14.5517583°N 121.0147667°E / 14.5517583; 121.0147667
Construction startedJanuary 28, 2008
Technical details
Floor count44
Design and construction
ArchitectASYA Design
DeveloperGeo Estate Estate Development Corporation, New Pacific Resources Management, Inc.
Structural engineerAromin & Sy + Associates
Main contractorEEI Corporation
References
[1][2]

The Beacon – Amorsolo Tower is a planned residential condominium skyscraper in Makati, Philippines. It will be the last of three towers, and part of The Beacon complex. The Beacon is being developed by Geo Estate Estate Development Corporation in cooperation with New Pacific Resources Management, Inc.[3] Groundbreaking for the project was on January 28, 2008, while actual construction works for Amorsolo Tower has not yet commenced.[2]

No official height is announced, but Amorsolo Tower will have the same dimensions as its twin, the 45-storey Roces Tower, which is already under construction.[3]

The Project Team[edit]

The Beacon, including Roces Tower, is owned and developed by Geo Estate Development Corporation and New Pacific Resources Management, Inc. It was designed by Arch. Albert S. Yulocal of architectural firm ASYA Design, an established design company who provided design to dozens of well known residential condominiums. Structural design and consultancy was provided by engineering firm Aromin & Sy + Associates, another established company responsible for structural design of major skyscrapers in the country.[1]

Construction and Project Management services is provided by Asian Technicon Managers & Consultants, Inc., while the general contractor for the project is EEI Corporation, one of the largest construction companies in the country.[1]

Other groups included in the design team are: Asuncion Berenguer Inc. (Interior Design); DL Lagman Engineering (Airconditioning & Ventilation Design); M.A. Alix & Partners (Electrical Design); Figueroa & Associates (Plumbing & Fire Protection Design); Dr. Salvador F. Reyes (Geotechnical & Soils); SMDI Consultants Inc. (Traffic Consultant); DCCD Engineering Corp. (Floor Study Consultant); and Meinhardt Philippines (Elevator Consultant).[1]

Location[edit]

The Beacon is located at the corner of Don Chino Roces and Antonio Arnaiz Avenues near the heart of Makati, and is just a few meters away from commercial establishments like Makati Cinema Square and Waltermart Makati; Don Bosco Parish and Don Bosco Technical Institute - Makati, and a few blocks away from the Makati Central Business District.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d The Beacon website The Beacon = Team of Consultants
  2. ^ a b The Beacon website The Beacon Construction Update September 2008
  3. ^ a b c The Beacon website The Beacon